As a longtime resident of Florida, I’ve paid more visits to Disney World than I can count. I thought I’d covered nearly every nook and cranny of the Mouse House, but it turned out there were some surprises left.

As theme parks move toward more immersive, high-tech experiences, fans are asking, “How’d they do that?” or “What did I miss?” The parks are answering by offering VIP experiences that give a sneak peek behind the veil or offer more of what they came to see.

Of course, you’ll fork over a bit more moola for specialized tours that take you away from the crowds and personalize the experience. But often it is well worth the price.

Here are a few that will have you feeling like a VIP in no time: